The Triton

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Finding new workers must start at the heart, not the head

Parents always want to give their kids a better life than they had. My dad worked with his hands and went on to start his own small business. My mom, after 10 …

In yachting, there’s always more to learn

A captain invited me recently to sail with a yacht crew from Ft. Lauderdale to Boston, a four-day offshore repositioning. Though I have been asked along …

The Triton’s 150th issue hits the yacht docks for captains and crew

As The Triton team sat around our conference table this summer making plans for our fall editions, it occurred to me that we were about to publish our 150th …

Frustration pushes captains to brainstorm training solutions

When we started hosting captains lunches 12 years ago, we soon learned that the top issues captains dealt with were crew retention, loyalty and longevity. …

Cruising in U.S. not as hard as it seems; check perceptions

I reached out last month to yacht captains for some tips on where to cruise in the Northeastern U.S. (Find their top picks in the special section on pages …

Questioning the rules and reasons on chartering in the U.S.

I just booked my flight for the Newport Charter Show and got to thinking about chartering in the United States. As an active member of the U.S. Superyacht …

Legislation on importation offers to shift the time duty applies

About five years ago, when the Florida Yacht Brokers Association (FYBA) was bringing home its drive to cap the sales tax on boats sold in Florida at $18,000, …

Publisher role a new challenge for Triton’s founding editor

This month, The Triton sets off on its 13th year. Since its inception in 2004, I have been the editor, bringing it to life and feeding it with only the most …

A little effort yields huge rewards

As we wrap up our 12th year of publishing The Triton and hosting networking events, we’ve learned a few things about communicating and how yachties do …

Labels don’t fit; beliefs do

I had an interesting conversation the other day with a former advertising client. He’s been criticized quite publicly for his political views and we talked a …

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Editor’s Picks

Shipyards, towboats and marine businesses go to court over New River closure

Shipyards, towboats and marine businesses go to court over New River closure

By Dorie Cox Shipyard owners, towing and repair companies, and other marine businesses will go before a judge later this month to stop …

Captains listen, foster team work, and take responsibility with crew issues

Captains listen, foster team work, and take responsibility with crew issues

From quarrels between cabin mates to squabbles over a task, yacht crew occasionally have an issue onboard. Apart from firing someone, The …

IMO extends Manila Amendment refresher deadline

IMO extends Manila Amendment refresher deadline

I have written much in these pages over the past year concerning the 2010 Manila Amendments to the STCW Convention. And I am compelled to …

Why owners like, use and buy big boats

Why owners like, use and buy big boats

There are myriad reasons why owners choose to endure the significant cost of big-boat ownership. Some use their boats as a business tool, …

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